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Darkglass Electronics Introduces Alpha Omega Ultra Pedal
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Darkglass Electronics Introduces Alpha Omega Ultra Pedal

Last year, Darkglass Electronics wowed NAMM-goers with the Alpha Omega. Now they’ve built upon the model with Alpha Omega Ultra, which they describe as “the most versatile bass preamplifier we’ve designed.” Just like its predecessor, the Ultra has two distinct distortion circuits that can be selected or mixed as well as a dry blend knob to retain your original signal....

Massive Unity Announces the 1964 Preamplifier
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Massive Unity Announces the 1964 Preamplifier

Massive Unity debuted the 1964 at the Winter NAMM Show, a preamp powered by T.A.E. technology. Made for both bass and guitar, the unit was designed as a professional alternative to amplifiers as well as a responsive backup to your regular rig. “1964 is a full analog amplifier simulator for line connection that you can use as a highly detailed...

Wayne Jones Audio Introduces the WJBPII Twin Channel Bass Preamp
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Wayne Jones Audio Introduces the WJBPII Twin Channel Bass Preamp

Australia’s Wayne Jones Audio has unveiled the bass amp builder’s latest creation: the WJBPII Twin Channel Bass Preamp. The comprehensive unit has two independent channels with the second channel having the option of phantom power. “Listening to endorsees Scott Colley & André Berry I designed this new edition for the endorsee family,” designer Jones writes. “Scott needed one channel for...

Eden Announces the Module Bass Preamp Pedal
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Eden Announces the Module Bass Preamp Pedal

Eden has taken their Terra Nova circuitry and put it into a new bass preamp pedal called the Module, which provides the EQ stage and connectivity of a Terra Nova amplifier into a floor unit. Its four-band EQ has sweepable low and hi-mid frequencies, plus an Enhance EQ sweep. A bass boost switch adds even more low end. It has...

Hartke Gets Back On The Attack With the New Bass Attack 2 Preamp/DI with OD
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Hartke Gets Back On The Attack With the New Bass Attack 2 Preamp/DI with OD

Hartke has introduced the new Bass Attack 2 pedal, which combines Hartke’s classic preamp circuitry with thick overdrive tones and a low-noise direct box into a rugged zinc die cast stompbox design. It’s the ultimate tool for both live bass performance and studio recording. This second generation of the Hartke Bass Attack offers unique preamp tone sculpting capabilities. The stompbox...

Bassics BPA-1 Preamp Now Shipping
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Bassics BPA-1 Preamp Now Shipping

Diffusion Audio is now shipping the Bassics BPA-1 analog bass preamp. Designed by studio equipment designer Malcolm Toft, the BPA-1 packs a preamp, tone controls, and compression into a floor unit with footswitches for each section. It has two inputs with two low-noise pickup amplifiers with individual level controls. The three-band EQ has Low Bass, Mid Bass, and High Bass...

Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Battalion Bass Preamp
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Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Battalion Bass Preamp

Electro-Harmonix is sending reinforcements for bassists with the new Battalion bass preamp and DI. The comprehensive unit features a four-band EQ, fully-featured MOSFET distortion section, a compressor, a noise gate, and flexible connectivity. Its distortion section has its own footswitch with Level, Blend, Drive, and Tone knobs for dialing in your grit. It also has a mini-switch to route it...

Arkham Sound Introduces the Abyss Tube Preamp
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Arkham Sound Introduces the Abyss Tube Preamp

Maine’s Arkham Sound has expanded their line of tube preamps with the Abyss. Described as a mid-priced addition to their lineup, the preamp features the same core circuit as their Bullet and Zephyr models and can be used standalone or mounted in a rack. The Abyss centers around a 12AX7 preamp tube, which the company says was selected for good...

Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals
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Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals

After introducing the pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year, Ampeg is now shipping the Classic analog bass preamp and Scrambler bass overdrive. The all-analog stomp boxes are compact effects derived from the larger SCR-DI. The Classic offers up the company’s 3-band EQ complete with Ultra Lo and Ultra Hi shelving switches for dialing in your tone. A volume...

Hotone Audio Now Shipping B Station Bass Preamp/DI
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Hotone Audio Now Shipping B Station Bass Preamp/DI

Hotone Audio is now shipping the B Station, a bass preamp and DI in a pedal format. Designed for studio and stage, the unit packs in a 3-band EQ, a Drive channel, and an optical compressor as well. The Drive is kicked in via a dedicated footswitch, while the compressor has a simple one-knob control. For further connectivity, the B...

Hartke Unveils the Bass Attack 2 Preamp Pedal
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Hartke Unveils the Bass Attack 2 Preamp Pedal

Hartke has announced the Bass Attack 2 preamp and direct box. The pedal unit combines their classic preamp with an overdrive section and plenty of connectivity. The pedal has three footswitches: one for on/off, one for the Shape circuit, and one for the overdrive. The EQ section has bass and treble knobs with a contour switch while the Shape circuit...

Trace Elliot Announces the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal
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Trace Elliot Announces the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal

Along with the launch of their micro ELF bass amp at the NAMM Show this year, Trace Elliot returned with the Transit B Bass Guitar Preamp Pedal. The versatile preamp offers a host of controls with a pre-shape to dial in the classic Trace Elliot EQ curve, a dual-band compressor, a drive section, and a 5-band semi-parametric EQ. The compressor...